April 2019 - Vegas Family Doulas Blog Posts

 

 

C: Cloth Diapers!

Posted on: April 27, 2019 | Babies, Business, Children, Diapers, Famillies, Information

Cloth diapers…AAAAAH!!! Where does the poop go? (In the toilet) OMG, I can’t believe you wash that in your washing machine. (The same way you clean puke, dirty underwear, bed-wetting sheets, etc) Wait…that’s not how I remember them! (I know right?! Look at how cute and easy cloth diapers are now!) I first wanted to hone in on the cloth diaper world when I had my first child. Then I . . .

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If I Only Had A Doula When…

Posted on: April 20, 2019 | Babies, Body, Information, Loss

I didn’t know it then, but I realize it now. The support of a doula through my miscarriage would have saved me days of guilt, self-doubt, and helped with my healing. I ran through every possible scenario of what I could have done differently. What I shouldn’t have eaten that day or what activity I should have given up. The feeling were strong.   Sure having a doula wouldn’t have . . .

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Introducing A Bottle to Your Breastfed Baby

Posted on: April 17, 2019 | Babies, Feeding, Motherhood

“My baby won’t take a bottle.” “What is the best bottle for my baby?” “When do I start introducing a bottle?” “My baby has nipple confusion!” First, stop…take a breath. There’s a lot going and too much to navigate right now. Feeding one’s baby has become such a stressor, that in times of distress we have to take the time to destress. There are some things we know for certain: . . .

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I Carried My Baby for More Than 9 Months.

Posted on: April 7, 2019 | Babies, Children, Famillies, Information, Motherhood, Parenting

Babywearing, the art and act of wearing a baby in a carrier or secured structure. The art of babywearing dates back before there was written record. Cultures and communities adapted this method of transporting their offspring for a variety of reasons and utilized a myriad of materials. From the Native Americans to African cultures to the Latin countries and beyond. You see them online. Your friends have raved about it . . .

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